Wednesday, October 5, 2011

An old friend has passed.

Charlie King, longtime executive for Tobacco Associates in Raleigh, N.C., died  October 3 of cancer. He will be missed for his many good qualities, not the least of which was that he always gave a straight answer to a straight question. Visitation will be held later this evening at the Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 300 St. Mary’s Street, Raleigh, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Church services will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m.at Trinity Baptist Church, 4815 Six Forks Road, Raleigh.  Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park, 2911 South Wilmington Street. Memorials can be made to the NCSU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to continue Charlie’s commitment to the advancement of agriculture in North Carolina. You can contribute online at http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/givenow, or send checks payable to The NC Agricultural Foundation, Inc.. in memory of Charlie King to NCSU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Campus Box 7645 Raleigh, NC  27695-7645.
--Chris Bickers

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